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College of St. Rose
Albany, NY
The College of Saint Rose is a private, liberal arts institution. Founded in 1920, it adopted coeducation in 1969. Its 25-acre campus is located in a residential section of Albany.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 2,602
   Women 1,738 (66.8%)
   Men 864 (33.2%)
Graduate Students 1,609
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 84% of 6,780 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.39
SAT Math 521 average
465-570 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 527 average
470-570 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 23 average
20-27 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests     X  
Essay     X  
Extracurricular Activities   X    
Cost of Attendance $46,348
  Tuition and Fees $30,692
  Room and Board $12,356
Average Percent of Need Met 82%
Average Freshman Award $23,111
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 204
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 11% of classes
10-19 students: 46% of classes
20-29 students: 38% of classes
30-39 students: 4% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
Albany Population 97,660
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 81% of freshmen, 48% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division II
Mascot Golden Knights
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.6% Asian
13.0% Black/African-American
7.1% Hispanic/Latino
8.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
64.1% White
4.4% Unknown
International Students 2.0% from 33 countries
First-Year Students Returning 77.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 49.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 21.0%